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Please note: this meeting's minutes have not been finalized yet. Actions taken on legislation and their results are not available.
Meeting Name: BOARD OF HEALTH Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 9/1/2022 5:30 PM Minutes status: Draft  
Meeting location: City Hall, 200 E Wells St, Rm 301A
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Meeting video: eComment: Not available  
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   1. Call to order    Not available Not available
     Board Chair Ruthie Burich-Weatherly called the meeting to order at 5:38 pm    Not available Not available
   2. Roll call    Not available Not available
     Present: Ruthie Burich-Weatherly (Chair), Ericka Sinclair (Vice Chair), Caroline Gomez-Tom, Bria Grant, Julia Means, Dr. Ian Martin, and Wujie Zhang Absent: Excused:     Not available Not available
   3. Approval of July 2, 2022 and July 29, 2022 Board meeting minutes    Not available Not available
     Board member Julia Means motioned to approve, Board member Dr. Ian Martin second, the motioned passed with all in favor and none opposed for July 7, 2002 meeting minutes. Board member Dr. Ian Marting motioned to approve, Board member Wujie Zhang second, the motioned passed with all in favor and none opposed for July 29, 2002 meeting minutes.    Not available Not available
   4. Nominations and Election of Officers a. Discussion b. Installation    Not available Not available
     Chair: Board member Ericka Sinclair nominated Board member Caroline Gomez-Tom for Chair, Board member Dr. Ian Martin seconded the motion, with all in favor and none opposed. Vice Chair: Board member Bria Grant nominated Board member Ruthie Burich-Weatherly for Vice Chair, Board member Ericka Sinclair seconded the motion, with all in favor and none opposed.    Not available Not available
   5. Communication from MHD Commissioner Kirsten Johnson a. Presentation b. Questions     Not available Not available
     Commissioner Johnson presented an update on COVID-19 Pandemic response including CDC updates revolving around their focus on preventing instances of severe COVID-19, case burden, vaccine recommendations and mask guidance. Commissioner Johnson also presented an update on Monkeypox, Milwaukee cases, symptoms, how it spreads, and treatments    Not available Not available
211824 0 CommunicationCommunication relating to those documents submitted to the Board of Health for its meetings in 2022.    Not available Not available
   6. Discussion and review of communiqué submitted by Board Director Grant a. Review b. Discussion    Not available Not available
     Reviewed and edited letter to the Mayor's office regarding the Office of Violence Prevention. Board member Wujie Zhang motioned to approve, Board member Dr. Ian Martin seconded the motion with all in favor and none opposed.    Not available Not available
     Standing Agenda Items:     Not available Not available
   7. Discussion of DHS 140 certification a. Communiqué to Board Chair Weatherly from DHS b. Questions     Not available Not available
     DHS sends kudos to the MHD, Commissioner Kirsten Johnson and the Board of Health    Not available Not available
   8. Home Environmental Health (Lead Program) MHD Deputy Commissioner Tyler Weber a. Questions     Not available Not available
     Deputy Commissioner Tyler Weber provided lead updates including purchases made with ARPA dollars, lead ordinance implementation, system updates/quality improvement, and salary studies    Not available Not available
   9. Strategic Planning, MHD Deputy Commissioner, Bailey Murph a. Questions     Not available Not available
     Deputy Commissioner Bailey Murph provided updates regarding the strategic plan rollout and implementation    Not available Not available
   10. MHD Branch Collaboration updates a. Board presentation & discussion     Not available Not available
     Hold until next meeting scheduled for November 3, 2022    Not available Not available
   11. Introduction Office of Violence Prevention (OVP) Director Ashanti Hamilton a. Questions     Not available Not available
     Director Ashanti Hamilton presented an OVP updated including the staffing shortage, DER's commitment to get positions filled quickly, grant obligations and redesigning the structure of OVP.    Not available Not available
   12. Board Vacancies a. Considerations b. Discussion    Not available Not available
     The BoH will invite Oscar Tovar from the Mayor's office, to a future board meeting to discuss vacancies and the application and selection process.    Not available Not available
   13. Future agenda items a. Next board meeting, November 3, 2022. This will be in person (hybrid).     Not available Not available
     Hold until next meeting scheduled for November 3, 2022    Not available Not available
   14. Adjournment    Not available Not available
     Board member Dr. Ian Martin motioned to adjourn, Board member Wujie Zhang seconded the motion passed with all in favor. The meeting was adjourned at 8:02 pm    Not available Not available
     In the event that Common Council members who are not members of this committee attend this meeting, this meeting may also simultaneously constitute a meeting of the Common Council or any of the following committees: Community and Economic Development, Finance and Personnel, Judiciary and Legislation, Licenses, Public Safety and Health, Public Works, Zoning, Neighborhoods & Development, and/or Steering and Rules. Whether a simultaneous meeting is occurring depends on whether the presence of one or more of the Common Council member results in a quorum of the Common Council or any of the above committees, and, if there is a quorum of another committee, whether any agenda items listed above involve matters within that committee’s realm of authority. In the event that a simultaneous meeting is occurring, no action other than information gathering will be taken at the simultaneous meeting.     Not available Not available
     Upon reasonable notice, efforts will be made to accommodate the needs of persons with disabilities through sign language interpreters or auxiliary aids. For additional information or to request this service, contact the ADA Coordinator at 414-286-3475, (FAX)286-3456, (TDD)286-2025 or by writing to the Coordinator at Room 205, City Hall, 200 E. Wells Street, Milwaukee, WI 53202.    Not available Not available
     City Hall and the Zeidler Municipal Building are accessible by "The Hop" City Hall Stations, the MCTS Green Line, Gold Line, 14, 15, 19, 30, 33, and 57 bus routes. Visit https://www.ridemcts.com/ for more information.    Not available Not available
     Bike racks are available on Water Street, Market Street, and Broadway, and a Bublr Bike Share station is located on the northeast corner of Kilbourn Avenue and Water Street.    Not available Not available
     Limited parking for persons attending meetings in City Hall is available at reduced rates (5 hour limit) at the Milwaukee Center on the southwest corner of East Kilbourn and North Water Street. Parking tickets must be validated in the first floor Information Booth in City Hall.    Not available Not available
     Persons engaged in lobbying as defined in s. 305-43-4 of the Milwaukee Code of Ordinances are required to register with the City Clerk's Office License Division. Registered lobbyists appearing before a Common Council committee are required to identify themselves as such. More information is available at http://city.milwaukee.gov/Lobbying.    Not available Not available